Institutional

Cleaner Steam Heat

January 14, 2013

Vice President Anne Papageorge of Facilities and Real Estate Services comments on institutions using “their buying power to work with suppliers to advance common strategies, common philosophies.”

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 15, 2013

Barry Scheck of the Innocence Project to Speak at Penn

 

 WHO:            Barry Scheck, Cardozo School of Law professor and co-founder of the Innocence Project 

The Big(ger) Picture: Why Integrated Master Planning Works –- and Who to Get Involved

January 2, 2013

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli is quoted about campus expansion and growth.

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New Penn Panel to Focus on Student Drinking

January 14, 2013

Provost Vincent Price is quoted about Penn’s Commission on Student Safety, Alcohol and Campus Life.

Article Source: Newsworks

Generation LGBTQIA

January 9, 2013

Several Penn freshmen are profiled for emerging as members of the “L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.,” community.

Article Source: New York Times

New Penn Panel to Study Alcohol and Drug Use on Campus

January 9, 2013

Penn’s recently announced Commission on Student Safety, Alcohol and Campus Life is featured.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820
Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 January 9, 2013

Grammy-Winning Penn Alumnus John Legend Honored at 12th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in Social Justice

WHO: John Legend, University of Pennsylvania alumnus and nine-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist.

Legend has drawn attention to global poverty and education.  He’s performed numerous benefit concerts and launched the Show Me Campaign, a non-profit organization fighting poverty.

WHAT: The 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in Social Justice, which honors individuals and scholars of African-American descent who have committed themselves to social justice.

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Media Contact:Darien Sutton | dsutton@upenn.edu | 215-898-4045January 8, 2013

Penn Museum's Chinese New Year Celebration Welcomes the Year of the Snake

PHILADELPHIA, PA—Join the nearly one-sixth of the world's population that celebrates Chinese New Year and ring in (or slither into) the Year of the Snake! Penn Museum celebrates the most important Chinese holiday of the year with our 32nd annual Chinese New Year Celebration on Saturday, February 2, 2013, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. It's a day filled with music and dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, Feng Shui and folk tale presentations, children's activities—and the grand finale lion dance.

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Media Contact:Phyllis Holtzman | holtzman@upenn.edu | 215-898-8743 January 9, 2013

Penn Announces New Commission on Student Safety, Alcohol and Campus Life

PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price today announced the formation of the Penn Commission on Student Safety, Alcohol and Campus Life.  

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 2, 2013

Penn Runners Band Together in Growing Club

Every weekday, once early in the morning and once in the evening, a dedicated group of members of the Penn Running Club gather at Pottruck gym to run several miles through the city. 

Comprised of nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate students, the PRC, one of the Penn Rec sports clubs, is the largest running group on campus.